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Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie only female in 100 Most Influential Africans list

Multiple award-winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African decent by the Africa Report.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

Independence Day: VP Osinbajo entertains guests to “Nigerian swag’’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at a dinner organised in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, thrilled the guests with visual descriptions of attributes that make Nigerians outstanding.
Renowned Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie has made the cover page of the current Marie Claire Brazil, an international magazine in Brazil.

Chimamanda Adichie named among 15 global women in ‘Forces of Change’

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is among the 15 women Prince Harry’s wife, Meghan Markle, considers as ‘Forces for Change’.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions.

Spotify signs podcast deal with the Obamas’ production company

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions. The announcement is light on details, but heavy on aphorisms, saying the move continues the Obamas’ mission to “create compelling content that entertains and inspires viewers.”
RICHARD MOFE DAMIJO

RMD: Plastic surgery cannot make you happy

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, has revealed that the pursuit of plastic surgery would not guarantee true happiness in life.
Mo Salah

Time releases list of 100 most influential people of 2019

This year’s list is divided into four categories namely; pioneers, artists, leaders, titans and icons.
Michelle Obama, former US First Lady made a surprise appearance on the Grammy stage, leading female solidarity at the 61st Grammy awards.

Michelle Obama, Diana Ross, others lead female solidarity at Grammy awards

Michelle Obama, former US First Lady made a surprise appearance on the Grammy stage, leading female solidarity at the 61st Grammy awards.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde gets special recognition in Los Angeles

A popular Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has received special recognition at the first ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation in Los Angeles.
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama emerges America’s most admired woman

Michelle Obama, former US first lady, has been voted America’s most admired woman in a Gallup poll, ousting Hillary Clinton from the top spot for the first time in 17 years.
President George Bush’s coffin was carried into Washington National Cathedral during his funeral Wednesday in Washington. Doug Mills-The New York Times

George Bush to be buried after four-day tribute

George H.W. Bush was to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton extol George H.W. Bush’s leadership

U.S. President Donald Trump and wife, Melania have mourned the death of former president George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday night at the age of 94.
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama: We had our daughters through IVF

The former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, has revealed that she and her husband, ex-President Barack Obama, had their two children — Malia and Sasha — through the in-vitro fertilisation.

Chimamanda Adichie to moderate Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’

Nigeria’s Chimamanda Adichie will moderate a conversation with former U.S. First Lady, Michelle Obama, on her new memoir “Becoming”.
US First Lady Melania Trump feeds a baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, as she pays a one day visit to the country during her solo tour of Africa promoting her children's welfare programme. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB

Melania Trump visits baby elephants, takes Kenya safari

US First Lady Melania Trump cosied up to baby elephants and went on safari in Kenya on Friday, on the third leg of a solo tour of Africa that has contrasted with the tumult in Washington.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde named among most influential Africans

Nollywood’s award-winning Diva and humanitarian, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has been honoured as one of the 100 most influential people of African descent by the United Nations.
Melania Trump

Melania Trump to visit a hospital in Ghana

US First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday kicked off her first major solo trip in Ghana's capital Accra, aiming to cast a positive light on her embattled husband's administration.
Melania Trump

Melania Trump begins four-day visit to Africa

Melania Trump leaves Washington — and her husband’s shadow — Monday for a four-country tour of Africa that will give the glamorous and at times enigmatic first lady a chance to carve her own diplomatic path.
Melania Trump

Melania Trump heading to Africa like previous first ladies

When Melania Trump flies to Africa next week on her first extended international journey without the president, she'll be following in the footsteps of her recent predecessors.

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I am perhaps responsible... for putting Jammeh there, former army captain Edward Singhateh told the country's Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC).

Gambia’s ex-number two admits responsibility in opposition killings

The right-hand man of Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh on Monday admitted being "partially responsible" for the arrest, torture and execution of suspected political opponents during the leader's 22-year reign.
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Fred: I will play better after difficult first season with Man Utd

Manchester United midfielder Fred admits that he endured a “difficult” debut campaign at Old Trafford but has vowed to “play better” as he starts to feel more settled in England.

Reports: Nine Taliban fighters poisoned by unknown individuals in Eastern Afghanistan

At least nine Taliban militants were poisoned by unknown individuals in Afghan’s eastern Ghazni province, according to local media reports.
The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte looks on as he signs the guest book next to his daughter (L) on September 3, 2018 during his visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum in Jerusalem commemorating the six million Jews killed by the German Nazis and their collaborators during World War II. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON

Philippines’ Duterte cuts short Japan trip due to unbearable back pain

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday cut short his three-day visit to Japan due to unbearable pain in his spinal column near the pelvic bone, his spokesman said.
Tacha

BBNaija: Why Tacha was disqualified – Ebuka

Big Brother, BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi Uchendu, has opened up on Tacha’s disqualification from the ‘pepper dem’ reality show.